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GF3 @ CAP Studio Theater

Gary Fukushima, piano Miles Senzaki, drums JP Maramba, bass Jazz at the CAP Tuesday, November 19 8:30pm and 10:30pm CAP Studio Theater 13527 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 $10 ($5 w/ student ID) tickets I recall a conversation I … Continue reading

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GF3 @ Cafe Metropol Friday 7/30

Cafe Metrople is a 1937 film about a Paris nightclub of the same name.  The owner of the club in order to avoid being sent to jail for embezzlement cooks up an elaborate scheme to conscript an equally unscrupulous but … Continue reading

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Gary Fukushima Trio @ The Blue Whale Saturday, June 5

GF3 makes its second appearance at this wonderful jazz club.  I’m excited for this gig, due to the fact that the Blue Whale recently got a brand new Yamaha grand piano, and because I’ve written a few new pieces that … Continue reading

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Interview for The Jazz Session with Jason Crane

Click here to hear the podcast.  We talk about the history of the Los Angeles Jazz Collective and about the creative jazz scene (or lack thereof) in LA, interspersed with lengthy excerpts of music from our sampler.  If you ever … Continue reading

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Gary Fukushima Trio @ The Blue Whale March 12

Well, it’s been months since our last trio gig, but I’m really looking forward to this one.  The Blue Whale is a new club that has opened in Little Tokyo, in Weller Court on the corner of 2nd and San … Continue reading

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Weekend Gigs

I’ve been playing most Fridays at a new restaurant in Santa Monica, Angel’s Piano Bar and Supper Club.  The place is owned by the guy who used to own the very well-run Temple Bar.  The place is only a few … Continue reading

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AAJF in Chicago

They’ve been doing it for years over there, and it’s happening this weekend.  Here’s a nice preview in the Chicago Tribune.  Also a nice feature in NPR’s new blog, A Blog Supreme.  Taco Bell, anyone?  Us Angelenos get a nice … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Asian American Jazz Festival

To be honest, I’m still trying to process exactly what happened. Going into the weekend, there was a quite a bit of uncertainty as to how this was all going to play out, so many questions, would anyone show up, … Continue reading

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Master Schedule for AAJF

FRIDAY, OCT 30 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM IAN VO (Alto Sax) Gary Fukushima (Piano) Tom Altura (Bass) Miles Senzaki (Drums) 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM SHARMILA GUHA (Vocals) Gary Fukushima (Piano) Eric Sittner (Bass) Jens Kuross (Drums) 5:00 PM … Continue reading

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Asian American Jazz Festival October 30-November 1

(This is a copy of the latest email notice I sent out) Greetings, friends and family! It’s been awhile since I sent out an email notice of my gigs-I’ve actually been pretty busy playing, and of course I’ve been busy … Continue reading

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